Attractions

Top Choice Gallery in Ubud

Agung Rai Museum of Art

If you only visit one museum in Ubud, make it this one. Founder Agung Rai built his fortune selling Balinese artwork to foreigners in the 1970s, and during his time as a dealer he also built one of Indonesia's most …
Top Choice Gallery in Ubud

Neka Art Museum

Offering an excellent introduction to Balinese art, this impressive museum displays its top-notch collection of works in a series of pavilions and halls. Don't miss the multi-room Balinese Painting Hall, which showc…
Park in Ubud

Ubud Monkey Forest

This cool and dense swath of jungle, officially called Mandala Wisata Wanara Wana, houses three holy temples. The sanctuary is inhabited by a band of over 600 grey-haired and greedy long-tailed Balinese macaques who…
Natural Feature in Ubud

Petulu

Every evening beginning after 5pm, up to 20,000 big herons fly in to Petulu, a village about 2.5km north of Jl Raya Ubud, squabbling over the prime perching places before settling into the trees beside the road and …
Hindu Temple in Ubud

Pura Taman Saraswati

Waters from the temple at the rear of this site feed the pond in the front, which overflows with pretty lotus blossoms. There are carvings that honour Dewi Saraswati, the goddess of wisdom and the arts, who has clea…
Museum in Ubud

Museum Puri Lukisan

It was in Ubud that the modern Balinese art movement started, when artists first began to abandon purely religious themes and court subjects for scenes of everyday life. This museum set in a lovely formal garden has…
Hindu Temple in Ubud

Pura Penataran Sasih

This was once the state temple of the Pejeng kingdom. In the inner courtyard, high up in a pavilion and difficult to see, is the huge bronze drum known as the Fallen Moon of Pejeng. The hourglass-shaped drum is 186c…
Palace in Ubud

Ubud Palace

This palace and its temple, Puri Saren Agung, share a compound in the heart of Ubud. Most of its structures were built after the 1917 earthquake and the local royal family still lives here. You can wander around mos…
Hindu Temple in Ubud

Pura Gunung Lebah

This old temple, which sits on a jutting rock at the confluence of two tributaries of Sungai Cerik (campuan means 'two rivers'), has recently benefited from a huge building campaign. The setting is magical; listen t…
Museum in Ubud

Museum Gedung Arca

This archaeological museum in Pejeng, 5km east of central Ubud, has a reasonable collection of Balinese artefacts. The exhibits in several small buildings include some of Bali's first pottery from near Gilimanuk, an…